Liberals activities of all liberals are subordinated to a single moral imperative which nullifies all other possible concerns or objectives. It is a utopian future in which Western liberal values have ascended to some supra-cultural universally accepted container in which individualism is the driving force of all human affairs, and all human cultures (which are reduced to parochial interests engaged with mainly as a playful pastime) happily respect each other.
The main assumption driving people like me is that this is a pipe dream, and a dangerous one, which is currently selecting Western civilization and its indigenous peoples for mass civilizational and even demographic extinction.
The liberal utopian future is not possible because it is a Western fantasy, which is to say, an ideal held by a single culture, whose primary assumptions and axioms are only intelligible within that culture and by the intuitions that culture produces. This utopian universalist future in a brief phase of human history, which believed itself to somehow have ascended beyond inter-cultural competition, to have become the governing principles of all humanity. The only way it could potentially have succeeded is if all people around the world with different ancestral histories and different cultures tied to those histories were removed and replaced by white Westerners, but that would have required an unprecedented level of violence that people like me consider unacceptable.
So us grumpy neo-reactionaries are left fearing that the arrogant, ethno-centric, globalist liberal project will not only fail for the reasons described above, but that it will destroy indigenous Westerners and their nations in the process, only to be absorbed and removed from history by other hungry cultures and population groups vying for power. Civilizations have risen and fallen, while ethnic groups have persisted. Ideas can be rediscovered through the inevitable cycles of history. A people cannot. To risk the latter in pursuit of the former is a powerful and disastrous historical mistake. A people represent a point of their ancestral history, not the sum totality of it, and to lose them is to lose all they could have been as a recognizable continuation of a very real past.
To replace an ethnic group, or universalize/dilute it out of existence (yes an “ethnic group” is ambiguous, there are always lumpers and splitters, but if the “great dane” breed “exists”, to a satisfactory degree then so do many ethnic groups), the history of that particular people is over, when it would otherwise have continued. For that particular people, this is the worst thing that can happen. Yes, the wheels of history will turn without them, and “humanity” as a whole needn’t be too concerned, nor any individual from any other group with another history. To shed sufficient tears for all the discrete peoples lost to time would be impossible and humans seem, correctly, programmed against it. However, the descendants of the extinguished people (if they were diluted out of recognizable existence and not entirely replaced) will look back on them as we do the Neanderthal, not as our ancestors or people from whom our history derives, but as an arbitrary phenomenon that we will never understand as we understand ourselves and our kin.
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